Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Planning and Strategy Officer Jobs
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Internal Auditor JobsBackground
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section
9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with
the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008.
The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together
with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.
This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with
the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best
practice for the petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.
Office of the Executive Director
Senior Planning and Strategy Officer
The Senior Planning and Strategy Officer manages the Authority’s CorporateFacilitate the formulation of PAU’s short-term, mid-term and long-term
Planning function that entails development of comprehensive, integrated Authority
strategic plans, work plans, procurement plans, budgets, while monitoring and
evaluating their implementation.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Facilitate the formulation of the PAU’s Strategic Plan, Operational Plans and
Prepare and review a comprehensive three-year strategic plan incorporating
plans of all directorates, Departments, Divisions and Units through a 2 stakeholder’s consultative process and placing it before Management for approval
Prepare Annual and midterm plans for the Authority in line with the approved
five-year strategic plan, policies, programs and projects.
Participate in preparation of the Budget Frame Work Paper (BFP) and provide
assistance to the Directorates, Departments, Business Units in the preparation
of annual/quarterly work plans and budgets
Through regular reviews, identify the limiting factors in the implementation of
PAU’s approved plans, policies, programs and projects; study their implications and impact on Performance of the Authority to place the matter before Management with specific suggestions for ensuring speedy and
Carry out regular and timely reviews of the progress in implementing the Authority’s approved plans, policies, programs and projects
Review on selective basis the operational performance of various Directorates,
Departments, Divisions and Units of the Authority
Undertaking and promoting bench marking research and initiating surveys and
investigations needed to support effective planning for PAU
Routine collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data related to the functioning of PAU
Give technical assistance to the various Directorates in regard to planning
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Master’s degree; majoring in either; Economics, Development Planning,
Economic Policy and Planning, Development Economics, Monitoring and
Evaluation or Management Information Systems
A Bachelors’ Degree (Hons) in Economics, Statistics, Quantitative Economics
or other related area from a recognized university / institution.
A Minimum of five (5) years working experience in the field of planning, budgeting,
Monitoring & Evaluation and reporting, 3 years of which should have been served at
Supervisory level in a reputable organization.
Training in Oil and Gas or related fields
Exposure to Management Information Systems
Character & Competence
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.
Track record of training and mentoring others.
Excellent analytical skills.
Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software
Ability to analyze different scenarios and identify the best fallback position
Ability to identify how organizational policies, processes and procedures are
likely to be affected by environmental changes
How to Apply:
PAU will Only consider online applications submitted through the PAU website.
Interested persons are invited to visit the PAU website: www.pau.go.ug and follow the
link to “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the
All applications should reach the PAU’s website www.pau.go.ug by Tuesday
15th January, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Senior Planning and Strategy Officer Jobs
Only online applications will be considered.
Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required
academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level
certificates and PLE results slip.
Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted.
All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months
and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of
“PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any
applicant for employment in its Service”
Petroleum Authority of Uganda
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